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PAX West Preview: Summoner’s Fate

So I’ve played some card based games before, and I’m sure you have too. But this one is also on iOS, so you can bounce between playing on the go, and playing at home. Summoner’s Fate combines both RTS and deck building in a really nice way that felt really great and enjoyable to play. […]

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PAX West Preview: Aftercharge

Aftercharge is a really intense 3v3 competitive battle game that shifts the dynamic of your traditional arena style competitive “shooter.” What makes Aftercharge so unique is that it pits two unstoppable forces against one another to see who can outlast the other, or destroy the others resources. One side is invincible enemies, who can’t be […]

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PAX West 2018 Preview: Overload

Overload is a very cool game from the creators of Descent and I got to check it out at PAX West this past weekend. What you’ve got a 6 degrees of freedom shooter, so you can flip, roll, tilt, and manuever in a variety of different ways to evade enemies and destroy them. The goal […]

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Ep 94 – Interview: Michael Hicks

Episode 94. Saturday, July 21st 2018. Welcome to the show Michael Hicks, one of the two devs behind The Path of Motus, the game just released by the duo. The Path of Motus is a game about bullying, and is somewhat of a coming of age tale with some puzzles added into the mix. Michael […]

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SpiritSphere DX Now Available on Nintendo Switch!

SpiritSphere DX is now out, and it’s available exclusively on the Nintendo Switch! The game was an official selection of the Indie MEGABOOTH in April this year, and we all know how much I love the Indie Megabooth area when I go to PAX. There are always awesome games there and this is another one […]

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New Days of Play 2018 PS4 Design

If you’re in the market for a new PS4, you may be in luck. Playstation has recently announced a new “Days of Play 2018” event happening June 8th through the 16th, in which a new PS4 Slim design was released. It’s a really awesome looking “PlayStation” blue console emblazoned with the PSN symbols in a […]

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PAX Preview: Sky Noon

Sky Noon is a blast. That’s a pun, and a really good one if you ask me.  Okay, for real though, Sky Noon is a 3v3 competitive multiplayer game in which your character’s arsenal includes a grappling hook, lasso, and an air gun. You’re a hired gunslinger battling cartel fighters in a new take on […]

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Ep 93 – PAX-East, Fortnite, and Catching Up

Episode 93. April 21st, 2018. This episode comes in under an hour, which is crazy considering how long it’s been since we’ve gotten together. Mike and Andrew re-connect since the PAX South episode, and Andrew talks about a lot of the games he saw at PAX East. Semblance, A Duel Hand Disaster, Sky Noon, RICO, […]

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PAX Preview: Antigraviator

Another fun racing game I got to check out while at PAX East was Antigraviator. It’s a really fun racing game where speed and agility are a must. You’re able to accelerate infinitely, so you can wind up going around insane curves and what you think is break neck speeds only to keep going faster. […]

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PAX Preview: Headsnatchers

A really fun game that’s perfect for parties and is rolling out soon is Headsnatchers. I got the chance to play this at PAX East and I can already see this game being a great couch game with friends like Mario Party and Gang Beasts. Headsnatchers is a small arena battle game in which the […]

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PAX Preview: Memories of Mars

Memories of Mars is an upcoming game by Limbic Entertainment with publishing support from 505 Games. I got to spend some time checking it out during PAX East last weekend.  Story: You’re a clone who wakes up on Mars and it appears that the planet is abandoned. 100 years in the future, the red planet […]

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Aftercharge Event Starts Today!

Aftercharge, the 3v3 competitive multiplayer game from Chainsawesome Games is having another  server event starting today, April 14th. A number of alpha keys were given out over the PAX weekend, so this weekend’s online event will be a blast to play against a whole new group of players! The event will last 12 hours so you […]

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PAX Preview: The Path of Motus

I had an opportunity to check out The Path of Motus in the Indie Minibooth on day 1 of PAX East this year, and I wasn’t disappointed.  The Path of Motus revolves around the idea of how you use your words. Instead of throwing a punch or a kick, you throw words. Those words have […]

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Bit Loom and Coatsink collaborate on PHOGS!

Bit Loom and Coatsink are delighted to announce a collaboration to bring PHOGS! to multiple platforms in 2019. As of right now no platforms are specifically confirmed, but they have said they are planning on multiple digital releases for the lovely puzzle game.  PHOGS! is a stylised adventure physics puzzler set in a vivid and […]

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Ep 92 – Interview: Ben Wander

Episode 92. February 20th, 2018. This episode is an interview episode! Ben Wander joins the podcast to talk about game development and his newest game, A Case of Distrust. We talk about the game, development in general, travel, games we’re playing, and a bunch of other things as we go through the episode.  You can […]

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Preview: Laser League

One of the cool things we got to play at PAX South this year was Laser League, the newest game from Roll 7, known for Not A Hero and the Olli Olli series. They are partnered with 505 Games on this project and it looks fantastic. It’s a fast action, high energy competition arena game […]

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Review: A Case of Distrust (Steam)

A Case of Distrust is a game I saw at the suggestion of a friend on the show floor or PAX West last year. Ben Wander’s A Case of Distrust really took me by surprise. It’s definitely a game I might have overlooked otherwise, but the visual style and design choices struck a chord in […]

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PAX South 2018: Sleep Tight

Another fun game out of PAX South 2018 was Sleep Tight, by We Are Fuzzy. They’re an indie team comprised of veterans from both the gaming and video industry, which makes for a really good combination of visual and gameplay. Visually the game has a cartoon-esque feel, but not to the point where it doesn’t […]

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Ep 91 – PAX South 2018 Episode

Episode 91. January 12th, 2018. This is our PAX South episode, and also the first time Mike and I have ever recorded in the same room. Heads up on the audio: Because we used a different setup for recording on the fly, the audio is totally unbalanced (Andrew is less quiet than Mike but we’re […]